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Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World

Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Sull, Donald
By Eisenhardt, Kathleen M.

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HOW SIMPLICITY TRUMPS COMPLEXITY IN NATURE, BUSINESS, AND LIFE Complexity surrounds us. We juggle multiple screens, follow intricate diets, and hack through thickets of regulation from phone contracts to health car e policies. But Sull and Eisenhardt argue there's no need to succ...umb to the norm: armed with a few simple rules, you can tackle even the most complex of problems. In Simple Rules, Sull and Eisenhardt masterfully challenge how we think about complexity and offer a new lens on how to cope. They take us on a surprising tour of what simple rules are, where they come from, and why they work. The authors illustrate the six kinds o f rules that really matter - for helping artists find creativity and the Federal Reserve set interest rates, for keeping birds on track and Zipcar members organized, and for how insomniacs can sleep and mountain climbers stay safe. Drawing on rigorous research and riveting stories, the authors ingeniously find insights in unexpected places, from the way Tina Fey codified her experience at Saturday Night Live into rules for producing 30 Rock (rule five: never tell a crazy person he s crazy) to burglars rules for robbery ( avoid houses with a car parked outside ) to Japanese engineers mimicking the rules of slime molds to optimize Tokyo s rail system. The authors offer fresh information and practical tips on fixing old rules and learning new ones. Whether you re struggling with information overload, pursuing opportunities with limited resources, or just trying to change your bad habits, Simple Rules provides powerful insight into how and why simplicity tames complexity.
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ISBN 9780544705203
Released NZ 19 Apr 2016
Publisher Mariner Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780544705203
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Mariner Books
Imprint Mariner Books
Released 19 Apr 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Sull, Donald
By Eisenhardt, Kathleen M.
Category Economic Statistics
Management Decision Making
Advice On Careers & Achieving Success
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 132mm
Height: 201mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 650.1
Weight 227g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Management Techniques
ONIX Text General/trade